Rachel Maclean is your MP and tries to be as visible and accessible as possible, and as part of this she has implemented a 'Coffee Morning Tour'. Rachel's Coffee Morning Tour is basically a bit like a roving roadshow that makes its way around Redditch. It's not just coffee and cake with Rachel (though that's … Continue reading What is Rachel’s Coffee Morning Tour, what does it have to do with Church Hill, and why bother?
I know you will be gutted to have spent your day in the sunshine and not glued to the Sunday Politics Midlands, so here's a copy of their Redditch package for you by their talented journalist James Pearson. James asked me about the 1 vote win and why I thought people were turning to the … Continue reading Sunday Politics package about Redditch (13 May 2018)
I've sent the following letter to the Redditch Standard, which may appear on Friday 11 May 2018. I try to post a full copy of letters here as the papers need to cut things down to squeeze letters in. Dear Editor, As I am the living proof that every vote matters after I won the Church Hill … Continue reading Letter to Editor regarding Voter Turnout
[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.92" background_layout="light"] Sorry it's taken me a few days to pen this article. The post-election period is tough, especially after such a hard-fought campaign. We had all been working on this since August 2017, so it's been quite a journey. But as Friday afternoon approached and the votes were being counted in … Continue reading Thank you for electing me and thoughts from the campaign
Social media is a funny thing. Sometimes I love it, other times not so much. I think it can bring the worst out in people sometimes and I much prefer to bring the best out of people. I'm an optimist. On Tuesday I noticed a post featuring one of my leaflets appeared on the Spotted:Redditch … Continue reading Spotted
[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_video _builder_version="3.0.92" src="https://youtu.be/g5xsZhjmr0A" /][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.92" background_layout="light"] (The above video is intended as an illustrative example of the kind of club we could start) [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] If I am elected as your Borough Councillor in Church Hill on Thursday 3rd May I will work with the council and community groups to establish 'community coding … Continue reading My Pledge: Community Coding/Robot Clubs
Redditch Conservatives have released their election campaign video "Unlock Redditch", a short collection of views from supporters and voters on the situation here in Redditch and what the Conservatives are going to do to release the full potential of our town.
I have sent the following letter to the Editor of the Redditch Standard regarding the ever-growing issue of mossy pavements in Church Hill. This is an issue that needs addressing, though I accept people have mixed feelings about it. Ideally, residents would go out and clear moss on the pavements outside their homes, but some … Continue reading Letter to Papers about Moss
3 Good Reasons to Vote for Mike Rouse I will find a way to do something about the old doctor's surgery on Tanhouse Lane. I have already had early discussions to understand the problems in more details and I am confident there is a solution to be had - but I need to become your … Continue reading Have you voted by post yet? Don’t forget to send back your postal vote ASAP
A Brief Bit of Background The old doctor's surgery on Tanhouse Lane served the community for a number of years, but these services have since moved into the new Church Hill Centre, quite literally over the road. The old premises still belongs to a consortium of GPs, but the land it sits on is owned … Continue reading We need to talk about the old doctor’s surgery on Tanhouse Lane